Recruitment has been through a tough time since the start of the UK recession, but new XpertHR research finds significant levels of recruitment activity among our respondents.
- XpertHR recruitment trends survey
2012: activity picks up The latest XpertHR research finds that two
employers in three (65%) have experienced skills shortages within the past 12
months despite the rising unemployment level. Collectively, the 94
employers taking part in our survey have recruited 16,352 new employees over
the past 12 months - an average of 174 per organisation.
- Full data from the XpertHR
recruitment trends survey 2012 is available from XpertHR
XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2012: key metrics XpertHR's first ever survey of recruitment trends finds that it takes employers six weeks and costs them £1,500 to fill a typical vacancy, with line managers playing the central role in recruitment.
Employee referral schemes: 2012
XpertHR survey This XpertHR research shows that employee referral
schemes can be an effective informal recruitment method and, although typically
a less expensive alternative than formal recruitment methods, some schemes offer
generous cash incentives.
senior managers: 2011 XpertHR survey Recruiting high-calibre senior managers
to fill vacancies can be a costly and time-consuming business, according to the
findings from this XpertHR research.
XpertHR recruitment policy This model
recruitment policy outlines key provision for the scenario where line managers
are responsible for recruiting to vacant posts.
Line manager briefing on recruitment
advertising This line manager briefing looks at the topic of recruitment
advertising. It aims to help managers understand the legal issues associated
with advertising jobs and provide practical guidance on how to write and place